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 2019-12-04 19:36 

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Senator: Trade hurting Maine blueberries, farmers need help...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's independent senator says the state's blueberry growers need help from the federal government to survive the Trump administration's trade battle with China. Sen. Angus King said Wednesday the value of Maine's ...

 2019-11-17 18:56 

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Grants to curb youth substance abuse slated for Maine...

RUMFORD, Maine (AP) - Maine's two U.S. senators say federal assistance is coming to the state to help prevent substance abuse among young people. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say the Office of National Drug Control Pol...

 2019-10-20 17:41 

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DOJ funds group that helps rehabilitate criminal offenders...

BELFAST, Maine (AP) - A Maine organization that focuses on rehabilitation of criminal offenders will receive more than $900,000 from the federal government to support its work. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say the money wi...

 2019-08-18 14:07 

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Maine clinics, hospitals get boost to fight opioid crisis...

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) - Maine will invest almost $6 million in federal money in community health centers and other institutions to try to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say the mone...

 2019-08-11 18:31 

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Senators look to help rural businesses be energy efficient...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's U.S. senators are offering a proposal to help businesses that want to invest in energy-efficient technology. Independent Sen. Angus King and Republican Sen. Susan Collins say the move would benefit businesses in rural sta...

 2019-07-28 12:28 

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Plan for more rural Maine medical residencies gets boost...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Maine's largest hospital is getting a boost to help develop a program that would train new doctors for rural areas. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say Maine Medical Center will receive more than $725...

 2019-07-18 05:15 

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Maine senator joins push to boost rural broadband access...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Maine senator says a plan to boost innovation and job growth in rural areas by providing money for broadband access would benefit his state, much of which is forested and sparsely populated. Independent Sen. Angus King says he's...

 2019-06-16 19:17 

Washington Times

Maine senator backs push for better public health data...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's independent senator is among a group of lawmakers backing a bill that calls for the modernization of public health data systems. Sen. Angus King says the proposal would ensure accurate and timely information sharing to h...

 2019-06-06 14:03 

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Sens. Collins, King are in France for D-Day anniversary...

OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King are in France for the 75th anniversary of the allied invasion of France in World War II. They're part of an official Senate delegation that's participati...

 2019-05-25 12:10 

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Aid coming to try to improve Maine's high cancer death rates...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine health officials are receiving more than $2 million to try to improve the state's efforts to prevent cancer. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say the money will support the Maine Center for Dis...

 2019-04-21 12:15 

Washington Times

Maine senator backs push to narrow "digital divide" in US...

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - A group of U.S. senators including Maine independent Sen. Angus King is introducing legislation designed to narrow the "digital divide" in the U.S. King's office says in a statement the legislation would create a pair o...

 2019-04-19 13:29 

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King says Mueller report shows 'reckless' judgment...

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine says Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 elections shows many examples of "reckless" judgment by President Donald Trump and his advisers. King, an In...

 2019-03-14 18:25 

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Senator renews push to get word "milk" off plant milk labels...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's independent U.S. senator is co-sponsoring a bill to require non-dairy products to stop using terms like "milk," ''yogurt"; and "cheese" on their labels. Sen. Angus King's proposal takes aim...

 2019-03-13 04:14 

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Maine's senators agree privatizing post office is a bad idea...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Maine's two U.S. senators are sometimes on opposite sides of the aisle politically, but they agree that privatizing the U.S. Postal Service is a bad idea. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King said on Monda...

 2019-03-12 20:17 

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Sen. King wraps up radiation for prostate cancer follow-up...

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - Sen. Angus King of Maine says he's dodged cancer three times now that he's completed radiation treatments for a residual recurrence that followed prostate surgery four years ago. King posted on Instagram that he wrapped up ...

 2019-03-10 17:58 

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Senators: Double funding for universal flu vaccine research...

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - Maine's independent senator is getting behind a push to increase the federal government's funding for research to create a universal flu vaccine. Sen. Angus King says he's co-sponsoring the Flu Vaccine Act, which is aim...

 2019-03-03 18:07 

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Jackson Laboratory grant to help understand addiction, genes...

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) - Maine's two U.S. senators say a laboratory in Maine is receiving a federal grant to advance its research of drug addiction and the role genetics play in it. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say Jac...

 2019-02-18 20:35 

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Food-processing plant in Houlton to create 17 jobs...

HOULTON, Maine (AP) - U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine say the federal government is providing $1.6 million to assist in the construction of a food-processing plant in Houlton. The 12,000-square-foot facility in the Houlton Industrial Park...

 2019-02-10 19:46 

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Maine senators support reauthorizing fed conservation fund...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's two senators are joining with colleagues to call for the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Republican Susan Collins and independent Angus King are working with the other senators to intro...

 2019-01-19 00:11 

Washington Times

Sen. King treating prostate cancer again, won't affect work...

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - Sen. Angus King of Maine says he is resuming treatment for prostate cancer, but the radiation therapy won't affect his work. The lawmaker had his entire prostate gland and some surrounding tissue removed in 2015. His office sai...

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